Strait of Hormuz http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21710/all en Is the Iran threat just an illusion? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120215/the-iran-threat-illusion-mahmoud-ahmadinejad The erratic and often amateurish mix of bungled attacks and histrionic threats has prompted a reassessment of Iran and its putative allies.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120215/the-iran-threat-illusion-mahmoud-ahmadinejad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran Strait of Hormuz World Leaders Conflict Zones Military Global Economy Middle East Thu, 16 Feb 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Michael Moran 5691954 at http://www.globalpost.com USS Porter collides with oil tanker (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120812/uss-porter-collides-oil-tanker-video No causalities were reported. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120812/uss-porter-collides-oil-tanker-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Strait of Hormuz United States Sun, 12 Aug 2012 17:39:04 +0000 Daniel DeFraia 5715826 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran plotting to spill oil in Strait of Hormuz, magazine claims http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iran/121015/iran-oil-spill-strait-of-hormuz-der-spiegel Operation "Murky Water" allegedly involves deliberately crashing an Iranian supertanker.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iran/121015/iran-oil-spill-strait-of-hormuz-der-spiegel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Strait of Hormuz Iran Europe Middle East Mon, 15 Oct 2012 17:44:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5722673 at http://www.globalpost.com